Faced with such detraction, scientists characteristically retort that science, unlike witchcraft, works.
面对诋毁, 科学家们出于天性给予反驳,宣称科学不是巫术, 确实有效.
Envy has no other quality But that of detraction from virtue.
Envy has no other quality but that of detraction from virtue.
Detraction will not suffer it.
Detraction pursues the great.
Let it be no detraction from his merits to say he is plainspoken.
Weak men are crushed by detraction, but the brave hold on and succeed.
1. a petty disparagement
2. the act of discrediting or detracting from someone's reputation (especially by slander);
"let it be no detraction from his merits to say he is plainspoken"